10 Tender and Delicious Pork Braises for Chilly Winter Nights

This time of year, we are all about simple pork braises. Slow-cooked meat is always amazingly tender, and braised pork is so versatile, tasting wonderful with a seemingly endless array of variations. For your make-ahead dinner enjoyment, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite ways to braise pork perfect for slow cookers, or just a few hours in the Dutch oven.

  • Honey Ginger Pork with Kale 1 of 10
    This light sweet, savory pork stew is warming and delicious just right for a chilly winter night.
Make honey ginger pork
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  • North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork 2 of 10
    This is our go-to pulled pork recipe. With notes of vinegar, and amazingly tender pork, this recipe makes for incredibly delicious pulled pork sandwiches.
Make North Carolina-style pulled pork
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  • Braised Pork with Apples 3 of 10
    This rich pork stew is imbued with the flavors of rosemary and garlic. Tender, juicy apples lend contrast and bite to this incredible braise.
Make braised pork with apples
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  • Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa 4 of 10
    Pineapple salsa makes for braised pork tacos that sing! Everyone in the family will adore these fresh and unique tacos.
Make pork tacos with pineapple salsa
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  • Winter Pork Braise 5 of 10
    Whether served over toast or rice, this hearty winter pork braise makes for a rich and satisfying cold weather meal.
Make winter pork braise
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  • Maple-Braised Pork Belly 6 of 10
    Pork belly is very rich, but this recipe adds a little maple-infused sweetness, and makes for impossibly tender pork belly.
Make maple-braised pork belly
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  • Braised Country-Style Ribs with Cippolini 7 of 10
    Country-style ribs are a wonderful option for home cooks on a budget. They braise up beautifully with sweet cippolini onions, yielding rich and tender pork. 

Make country-style ribs
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  • Browned and Braised Pork 8 of 10
    Jenny's simple approach to braised pork is versatile and very tasty.
Make browned and braised pork
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  • Braised Pork with Cranberries 9 of 10
    This rich pork braise with the bright flavor of fresh cranberries is absolutely wonderful over creamy polenta.
Make braised pork with cranberries
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  • Slow Cooker Pulled Pork 10 of 10
    This savory slow cooker pulled pork is cooked in an irresistible barbecue-based sauce, and makes for an incredibly flavorful pulled pork sandwich.
Make slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches
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